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AACR Foundation Leadership

Officers

Stephen D. Ryan
President and Chairman

Stephen D. Ryan

Merrill Lynch Private Banking and Investment Group

Bayard D. Clarkson, MD, FAACR
Founding Chairman of the Board and President Emeritus

Bayard D. Clarkson, MD, FAACR

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)
Secretary-Treasurer and Chief Executive Officer

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)

American Association for Cancer Research
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Trustees

Christiana Bardon, MD, MBA

Christiana Bardon, MD, MBA

Co-managing Partner, BioImpact Capital

Thomas Bown II

Thomas Bown II

James V. Buzzitta, MD

James V. Buzzitta, MD

Hughes Management, LC

Lisa M. Coussens, PhD, FAACR, FAIO

Lisa M. Coussens, PhD, FAACR, FAIO

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
Oregon Health and Science University

Nancy E. Davidson, MD, FAACR

Nancy E. Davidson, MD, FAACR

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Raymond N. DuBois, MD, PhD, FAACR

Raymond N. DuBois, MD, PhD, FAACR

Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

Cathy Fraser, MBA

Cathy Fraser, MBA

WelbeHealth

Philip D. Greenberg, MD, FAACR

Philip D. Greenberg, MD, FAACR

Rona Jaffe Foundation Endowed Chair and Professor and Head of the Program in Immunology

Richard A. Heyman, PhD

Richard A. Heyman, PhD

Vividion Therapeutics; Metacrine, Inc.; ORIC Pharmaceuticals

William N. Hait, MD, PhD, FAACR

William N. Hait, MD, PhD, FAACR

Johnson & Johnson External Innovation

Michael E. Jesanis

Michael E. Jesanis

Eleanor D. Kress, MBA, JD

Eleanor D. Kress, MBA, JD

Wilmington Trust Retirement and Institutional Services Co.

John E. Leonard, PhD

John E. Leonard, PhD

Vaccinex, Inc.

Patricia M. LoRusso, DO, PhD (hc), FAACR

Patricia M. LoRusso, DO, PhD (hc), FAACR

Yale Cancer Center
Yale University

Anil K. Rustgi, MD

Anil K. Rustgi, MD

Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbia University

Ajit Singh, PhD

Ajit Singh, PhD

Artiman Ventures

Trustees Emeriti

José Baselga, MD, PhD, FAACR†
Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhD, FAACR
Tyler Jacks, PhD, FAACR
Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH, FAACR
Sherry Lansing
Laurence J. Marton, MD
Frank McCormick, PhD, FAACR
Charles L. Sawyers, MD, FAACR

†Deceased 2021

The AACR is governed by a distinguished board elected by its 50,000 members. Learn more about the AACR Board of Directors.